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Link to this post 22 Jan 12

Yessss!!!!Just perfect .... I've been running those lines *and getting errors* ....But with copy and paste ....BINGO...
(I have a movie playing on another tab as I write this )....Excellent thank you .

Next stop ...Sun java ... or something similar so I can live chat ...

Thank you again

Link to this post 22 Jan 12

If you want to install java in Debian, first try OpenJDK. It will do almost all that Sun/Oracle Java will do, without all the installation and update headaches.

Once again as root:

apt-get install openjdk-6-jre

And to get the java browser plugin:

apt-get install icedtea-plugin

If you need java for live chat, these packages should do the trick, as I use live chat and don't have the Sun/Oracle Java installed.

BTW - Great news that you flash is working. I've achieved success with the copy/paste of commands from forums myself, and, that's why we post the code. Just makes things easier.

Link to this post 22 Jan 12

apt-get install icedtea-plugin <this wasnt found >E: Unable to locate package icedtea-plugin

openjdk-6-jre > so far so good no problem..thanks

Link to this post 23 Jan 12

Sorry, in Debian Sid, icedtea-plugin is the name it goes by. In Squeeze, it goes by the name icedtea6-plugin. Geez, I hate when they do that.

apt-get install icedtea6-plugin

Hope that helps.

After installing, if you go into Firefox (Iceweasel) and go to:
Edit-->Preferencces-->General-->Manage Add-ons-->Plugins
You should see the IcedTea-Web Plugin listed.

Have Fun.

Link to this post 23 Jan 12

icedtea6-plugin.....Worked and listed...Now to go wherenot many went before .....Cheers and beers ..

Now I have a lot of reading to do ... Security and alldatstuff!!!!/ lol

Dat was really keen

Link to this post 24 Jan 12

Great news electricdel. Linux is naturally secure, although reading up on things will help you make it even more secure. Good luck, have fun and let us know if you have any more questions.

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